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5 Things To Do Near Kyle This December

December is right around the corner, and we can’t wait to for all the fun things to do near Kyle this month! From a Christmas market to a jingle bell fun run and holiday trail rides, there are plenty of events to enjoy for every member of your family near Crosswinds’ master-planned community.

Buda Fest

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(image via budafest.org)

When: Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd,

Where: 303 Main Street, Buda TX 78610

What Time: 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday and 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday

Held annually in the heart of Buda for the last 39 years, Buda Fest is one of the most fun things to do near Kyle this winter season. Two full days of winter fun done in proper Texas fashion. There will be food and craft vendors, rides, photos with Santa, two different parades, real snow for the kids to play in and tons more. There will be so much to do you’ll wish there was a third day to take it all in.

Jingle Bell Run

(image via tousanmarcos.com)

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Where: San Marcos Plaza Park 206 North CM Allen Parkway San Marcos, TX 78666

What Time: 9 a.m. start time

If you are in the mood for both winter cheer and some exercise, then sign up with your family and friends to race through historic downtown San Marcos. Enjoy holiday music and the sound of jingle bells along the 5k course. The holiday fun is approved for all ages. The race will begin and finish at San Marcos Plaza Park. Chip timing will be used, and the top finishers will be honored at a ceremony after the race.

Christmas Gift and Craft Market

Christmas Gift and Craft Market

(picture via Kyle United Methodist Church Facebook)

When: Saturday, December 8th

Where: Kyle United Methodist Church 408 W Lockhart St, Kyle, Texas 78640

What Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Join Kyle United Methodist Church for their 2nd Annual Christmas Gift and Craft Market. They will have over 30 local vendors selling amazingly unique items just in time to help you fill out your Christmas List. There will also be baked goods and tons of BBQ. Sign up at the door for a chance to win items from one of the vendors. Drop the kids off at the “drop-while-you-shop” Kid’s Corner. Your little ones can enjoy snacks, a playground, movies and Christmas crafts for just $2/hr per kid.

 Merry at the Meadows Boat Ride

Merry at the Meadows Boat Ride

(Photo via toursanmarcos.com)

When: December 8th and 9th

Where: The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours 201 San Marcos Springs Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666

What Time: 4:30 p.m.

The Meadows Center Glass-Bottom Boat Tours is ready again to offer its Merry at the Meadows Boat rides.

Experience this beautiful nature park while enjoying the sights and sounds of winter on this sunset 45-minute holiday themed boat ride.  $14 per person. Children 3 and under free. Cookies and a hot beverage provided. 

Austin Trail of Lights at Zilker Park

Austin Trail of Lights

( Photo via Austin Trail of Lights)

When: December 10th -23rd

Where: Zilker Park 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

What Time: 7: p.m. to 10:00 p.m. nightly

The Austin Trail of Lights began in 1965 and was known as the “Yule Fest.” What began as a gift to the city of Austin from the Parks and Recreation Department, has now grown into an awe-inspiring community-wide celebration of the spirit and people of central Texas. Some nights even have free general admission with other nights tickets starting at just $3.00.

Come down to Zilker Park this December to behold more than 40 displays, 2 million lights, Austin’s famous food trucks, holiday activities, and live entertainment are sure to create life-long memories for you and your family.

Are you ready for all of these fun holiday things to do near Kyle this December? Contact Crosswinds today to stay up-to-date with all the fun things to do near Kyle, and for more information on things happening in our master-planned community. You can also connect with Crosswinds on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.